Michael Snow died on 5 january 94 years For reasons that are still unknown. born in toronto CanadaHe had a long career in which he worked as a sculptor, musician, painter and filmmaker.
he forged his name and gained recognition from 60’swhen it became an insignia of the cinematographic avant-garde and became part of Royal Canadian Academy of Arts.
must have been his last job cityscapeIn response to his most iconic work, from 2019, central region, a three-hour documentary shot in the middle of the Canadian desert with a robotic camera mounted on top of a mountain. According to Michael Snow himself, these were the images that a alien ship If it landed on our planet.
i read Upper Canada College And this Ontario College of the Arts, got married Joyce WeilandWith whom he moved to New York in the early 1960s, where he contacted various experimental directors such as Hollis Frampton hey Stan Brakhage.
wavelengthHis other main works, 1967It is about exploring a room through cinematographic language and the results it can give in image and sound. breakfast This production was a sequel and premiered in 1976,
One of his most recognized titles is Remeau’s Nephew by Diderot (Thanks to Denis Young) by Wilma Schoen (1974) o so it is (1982).
outside the cinema Michael Snow He played jazz professionally during the 1950s and 1960s while painting and sculpting. was the founder of ccmc, a free improv ensemble that has performed in Canada and around the world. since the mid-seventies they launched more than a dozen albums study.